Spotlight: Tolu Alabi

What’s your major? Computer Science and Math What’s your favorite class here? All of my classes are interesting so it’s hard to choose. But if I have to, then I would say ”Symbolic Logic,” which is a philosophy class. It was a pretty easy class. I had so much fun and barely did any work….

Rack City Has Rivalry, Portals but no Pets

By Hayes Gardner gardnerh@grinnell.edu When asked to describe their home in one word, the residents of 1126 Broad Street tossed out “Boobs,” “Giggle,” “Chill,” and “Kitchen.” But that doesn’t quite sum up Rack City. Their saga started last fall when then-juniors Hannah Bauman, Carla Eckland, Victoria Myer, Grace Mendel, Eleanor Ross and Zoe Rodriguez decided…

New Professors Remain Fresh

By Alyce Eaton eatonaly@grinnell.edu Leggans Department of Chemistry As entrance into the real world approaches, seniors are glad to see Grinnell alumni go places, even if that place is back to the College. Erick Leggans ’05, of these alumni, started his two-year term as a Grinnell chemistry professor this fall. one“Grinnell is kind of like…

FM deserves appreciation all year round

By Prisca Kim  kimprisc@grinnell.edu In honor of Facilities Management (FM) Appreciation Week, this week’s True Grinnellian column is dedicated to our hard-working FM employees. There was an FM Appreciation Breakfast in the JRC on Wednesday and posters were set up in the JRC for students to leave notes and thank the FM workers. Scot Wilson…

Enjoy delectable desserts at the Danish Maid

By Avery Rowlison rowlison@grinnell.edu Most students know the Danish Maid Bakery because of their 2 a.m. bakery runs at the start of school or during Hell Week. Others know the bakery for the care packages their parents send for their birthday or to help with finals: these are all experiences essential to a Grinnell College…

After Taylor magic, basketball looks forward

By Stephen Gruber-Miller  grubermi@grinnell.edu Jack Taylor ’15 shot 108 times in last Tuesday’s men’s basketball game against Faith Baptist Bible College and in doing so, shot himself into the national spotlight. Taylor’s 138-point game smashed the NCAA record for points scored in a single game, beating the previous record, set in 1954 by Clarence “Bevo”…